How is Capital Gains Tax calculated on UK shares?

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is a tax on profit you make when you sell (also known as “disposing of”) an asset that’s increased in value. Anything from property (not including the primary residence you live in) to art to an entire business is subject to CGT. But what happens when you sell a share? Ordinarily,… Read more…

The State Pension – how much will I get?

With radical changes to the State Pension introduced in April this year, it is understandable that many of our clients have no idea what they are entitled to. So to bring you up to date, here’s how the new State Pension works. On 6 April 2016, the rules changed for men born on or after… Read more…

It’s never too early to write a will

Writing a will might be the single most important thing someone can do for themselves, and more importantly, for their family and friends. But according to new research, more than half (53 per cent) of British parents with dependent children do not have a will, effectively leaving their kids without guardianship or financial protection. And… Read more…